News

27 October 2017

DMC signs Xbloc license agreement with China Harbour for placement of Xblocs at the Lekki Port project in Nigeria. Xblocs of 2, 3, and 5m3 will be placed at the breakwater of Lekki Port.

Lekki Port will be a multi-purpose, deep sea port at the heart of Lagos. For more project information please click here

9 October 2017

Within the IGA project in Istanbul, 16m3 blocks are being cast which are the biggest Xblocs applied so far. More photos can be found here.

1 September 2017

The EX 1900 ton was received on the project site of Calais Port 2015. It will be used to place the 14m3 Xblocs (33.6ton) on the breakwater. Please click here for more information. 

28 August 2017

DMC has signed a license agreement with a JV of Kolin and Bayburt for the use of Xbloc in the Filyos Port Project in Turkey. The design of the breakwaters was carried out by Arti Proje and physical model tests were carried out at the AYGM hydraulic facilities in Ankara.

The project will comprise Xblocs of 4m3, 8m3 and 10m3 with a total quantity of 161,000m3.

Xbloc production is well underway and block placement has recently started.

24 August 2017

The Xbloc team will be present during the ICE Breakwater Conference in Liverpool from 5-7 September. We will present 3 papers about our projects and research topics and we will have a booth in the exhibition area.

We look forward to meeting you there.

23 May 2017
16m3 moulds have arrived on site

On site of the Istanbul new airport project, 16m3 Xbloc moulds have arrived. These large Xblocs will be placed at the roundhead of the breakwater, which provides shelter from the waves from the Black Sea.

11 May 2017
Cotonou, Benin received an Award of Excellence

The groynes in Cotonou received an award of excellence by Canadian Consulting Engineer, magazine for professional engineers in construction.

13 February 2017
Cadzand in Dutch newspaper

Photographer Kees van de Veen made photos through the Netherlands, past people, towns and landscapes in which the battle is waged against water. The sea. In the historic center. Along the rivers.

Click here for the article in Dutch.

25 January 2017
Xbloc placement in the Dominican Republic

Xbloc placement has started in the Dominican Republic. The Xbloc trail placement was a success.